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New York Times, Thursday, January 19, 2023

Author:
Daniel Bodily
Editor:
Will Shortz
6-Down : Multinational financial services firm
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Daniel Bodily

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JKQV} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Bodily. Thursday freshness: 33%
Daniel Bodily notes:
RUN UP A TAB was on my list of potential revealers for some time before I pieced together this puzzle's presentation. The constraint ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Dan RUNs UP A TAB today, four themers turning up through the letters T A B. Several years ago, Will Shortz announced that he would ... read more
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© 2023, The New York Times1/19/23 ( No. 26,735 )
Across
1
Close ones : PALS
5
Group in which Iceland is the only member without an army : NATO
9
"Killer" members of a pod : ORCAS
14
Party in a biblical swindle : ESAU
15
Get the ball rolling, in a way : BOWL
16
Not on the dot : TARDY
17
Kinderklaviers : TOYPIANOS
19
Weird Al Yankovic's "Amish Paradise," for one : SPOOF
20
Postseason game played in Phoenix : FIESTABOWL
21
Volleyball maneuver : SET
23
Pamper : BABY
24
Tests : TRIES
26
Wipe out : NEGATE
28
Favorably inclined toward : PRO
30
"That's nice!" : AAH
31
Holiday hit by Eartha Kitt : SANTABABY
32
Trusted supporter : HENCHMAN
35
Buddhist scripture : SUTRA
38
Bring down, informally : DEMO
39
Non-PC? : MAC
41
"Despacito" singer Fonsi : LUIS
43
Step in a mathematical proof : LEMMA
46
Dixieland or bebop vis-à-vis jazz : SUBGENRE
49
Keeps out : BARS
51
"Son of," in Arabic : BIN
52
A founding member of 5-Across : USA
53
Want : DEARTH
55
Audibly blown away : AGASP
57
All-you-can-eat venues with elbows and bow ties : PASTABARS
58
Guru's honorific : SRI
60
Extensive : BROAD
62
Ready to pour : ONTAP
64
It may have a down side : ESCALATOR
67
Clip component : SCENE
68
Traveled to another country : WENTABROAD
69
Cornfield formation : MAZE
70
Unit associated with waves : HERTZ
71
Places to rest or sleep : DENS
72
Skilled climber in the logo of Italy's Gran Paradiso National Park : IBEX
Down
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Favored : PET
2
Starting on : ASOF
3
"I'm all ears" : LAYITONME
4
Tiptop : SUPER
5
Timberwolves, e.g. : NBATEAM
6
Multinational financial services firm : AON
7
Ducks, in poker : TWOS
8
Twins Mary-Kate and Ashley : OLSENS
9
2021's Illinois vs. Penn State football game featured nine of these, an N.C.A.A. record : OTS
10
Rhyming competition : RAPBATTLE
11
Adriatic coast resident : CROAT
12
Brick material : ADOBE
13
"Resident Alien" channel : SYFY
18
Pistons great Thomas : ISIAH
22
Some leafy greens? : TEAS
25
Make-believe : SHAM
27
Bearded grazer : GNU
28
High degree : PHD
29
Tackle part : REEL
33
One in a skirmish : COMBATANT
34
Lil ___ X : NAS
36
Accumulate charges … or what you must do to answer four clues in this puzzle : RUNUPATAB
37
Clears (out) : AIRS
40
Isla de la Juventud locale : CUBA
42
___ change (profound transformation) : SEA
44
Damage : MAR
45
M.M.A. finale? : ARTS
47
Home run specialists, slangily : BIGBATS
48
Log feature : GNARL
50
Canny : SHREWD
53
Word after circle or square : DANCE
54
Compound in pheromones : ESTER
56
"Ditto here" : SOAMI
57
Like V.I.P. accommodations : POSH
59
Palm reader's lead-in : ISEE
61
Enjoy a bit of downtime : DOZE
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Candy originally marketed as a smoking cessation aid : PEZ
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___ Newsroom (daily newscast) : CNN
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Short-armed "Toy Story" character : REX

Answer summary:
5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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